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Female Support Workers / Child Therapy Assistant

Sketty, Swansea

Posted 19/07/2024

£13.89 per hour

Top Reasons to Apply
  1. Above the industry average for pay; Mileage rate – 45p per mile.
  2. Work directly for our client and not an agency (unlike most agency work you will spend quality time with your client which can make a real difference); Great opportunity for professional development.
  3. Be part of an expert multi-disciplinary team; Bespoke client induction and training; Ongoing support and supervision from the dedicated Case Manager.
Job Description

(Ref: EMW7) Female Support Workers/Child Therapy Assistant (Exemption is claimed under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9)

Contract: Permanent    

Location: Sketty, Swansea        

Hours per week: 18 hours per week

Working Pattern – Post 1:

7am – 12pm: Tuesday & Thursday during term time (occasional Wednesdays)

3.00pm - 5.30pm: Up to 2x a week

3 hours: Saturday morning (time to be confirmed)

Some flexibility is needed in school holidays and as activities change/to engage training and clinical supervision.   

Pay:

  • Weekday (7am to 11pm) = £13.89
  • Weekends/Bank Holidays (7am to 11pm) = £13.89

Closing date: 26th July 2024        

Our client is a 9-year-old girl who sustained a brain injury as a baby.  We are looking for a warm, patient and reliable individual to work alongside the family to support and facilitate her independence. The Support Worker will also work in collaboration with the Senior Support Worker and with independent therapists in enabling the client to participate in effective neuro rehabilitation.

Our client needs assistance with her morning routine and with weekend and after school activities. She will be transported to school in the Sketty area of Swansea, where she requires support during her morning session.  After school she attends therapy sessions and leisure activities and enjoys attending Gymnastics on a Saturday morning. The successful candidate will encourage and support her to access all these opportunities and more.  

At times it may be necessary to work additional hours depending on the activities that the client wishes to attend.  Support is also required for our client to enable her parents to have time away from their caring role and an occasional overnight weekend stay might be required. 

Client wishes:

“I am happy, quirky and funny, and I would like someone who is kind, does not shout at me, and gets my sense of humour”.  

Essential Information: 

To join me as a Support Worker/Team Leader you will need to: - 

  • Be able to drive and have use of a car. 
  • Drive the family vehicle. 
  • Have experience of supporting a person with a birth injury such as cerebral palsy.
  • Enjoy working as part of a team. 

Also, Top Reasons to Apply:

  • Above the industry average for pay
  • Mileage rate – 45p per mile
  • Work directly for our client and not an agency (unlike most agency work you will spend quality time with your client which can make a real difference)
  • Great opportunity for professional development
  • Be part of an expert multi-disciplinary team
  • Bespoke client induction and training
  • Ongoing support and supervision from the dedicated Case Manager

Full induction and training specific to the child will be provided.  This role is subject to an Enhanced level DBS check.

Company Information

Case Management Cymru delivers person-centred specialist case management to adults and children with acquired brain injury, birth injuries, learning difficulties, spinal or orthopaedic injuries, mental health issues and older adults with diminished capacity.

Case Management Cymru is an independent case management company registered with Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW).

Key Facts
  • Head Office:

    Case Management Cymru Ltd

    Sovereign House

    Sterling Drive

    Llantrisant

    RCT

    CF72 8YX

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